Vincent is a Lecturer of Law (SMU Yong Pung How School of Law) and Doctoral Student in Tax Law (Downing College, Cambridge). His research largely focuses on Tax Law, with a particular interest in the intersection between Tax Law and Private Law. Vincent was previously Law Supervisor at Peterhouse College, Cambridge and has held research positions at all three law schools in Singapore (SMU, NUS, and SUSS). He graduated from Trinity College, Oxford with double first class honours, where he was the top law student in Trinity College, Mowat Scholar and Editor-in-Chief of the Oxford University Undergraduate Law Journal. Vincent was Co-Chair of the 2022 SMU IFA David R Tillinghast Global Digital Taxation Conference.
Vincent’s research has been published in leading journals such as the Law Quarterly Review, Journal of Business Law, Australian Tax Review, Capital Markets Law Journal, eJournal of Tax Research, and Revenue Law Journal. His books include: 1) Singapore Trusts Law (2021); and 2) Halsbury’s Laws of Singapore (Income Tax and Other Taxes) (2020 and 2018 respectively). Vincent has been awarded several prizes and grants, including the Australasian Tax Teachers’ Association’s Best Tax Research Paper Prize and the Tax Academy of Singapore Research Grant. His work has been cited by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), in leading English Law texts such as Hanbury & Martin: Modern Equity; Charlesworth & Percy on Negligence; Jackson & Powell on Professional Liability; and JC Smith’s The Law of Contract; and in Singapore Law texts such as Contract Law in Singapore; and Law and Technology: The Practice and Content of Law in Singapore.